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Bill Dickens

     Bill Dickens is a phenomenal bass talent whose reputation has reached legendary cult status. As one of the top session bassist in the world, Bill can be heard on numerous recordings as well as seen live on tour with many legendary artists.

     For the past two decades Bill Dickens has been recognized as an extraordinary bassist, producer, and songwriter. His musical contributions can be noted from concert and studio performances to television and the theater. He has played with an endless who’s who of musicians, including Joe Zawinul, Janet Jackson, Grover Washington, Chaka Kahn, George Michael, Mary J. Blige, and Pat Metheny.

     Bill has also written gold and number one hits for such greats as Aretha Franklin and Ramsey Lewis. Bill has kept audiences on the edge of their seats since the 80’s with his uncanny technical ability, playing anything from the heaviest funk grooves to unaccompanied melodic ballads on his seven or nine string basses. He is always a main attraction at the NAMM Shows.

     He is known in the industry for his spectacular bass playing and wows audiences worldwide. Bill is one of the worlds acknowledged masters of the bass, and a pioneer in percussive slapping, popping, tapping, and plucking techniques. The total essence of his playing is a jaw- dropping display of chops and technique that will set a new standard for bass players all over the world.